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|Title:||Presbyterian Church of Trinidad: an Indian Christian Community in Diaspora|
|Abstract:||Among the Indians in the West Indies, according to David Lowenthal (1972: 150- 53), religion is the principal focus for expressing ethnic solidarity. That this is particularly so among the Indians in Trinidad has been emphasised by Kelvin Singh (1985: 41-42). Such a religious binding of ethnicity is understandable with reference to the religions taken by the diasporic Indians, namely, Hinduism and Islam. What is noteworthy, such a binding is characteristic even among a community of people converted to a Christian denomina-tion since a century and a quarter ago. This essay focuses on the dynamics of this phenomenon with reference to the Presby-terian Church of Trinidad.|
|Description:||This is Chapter published in "History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization; General Editor: D.P. Chattopadhyaya, Volume VII Part6 Indian Christianity Edited by A.V. Afonso|
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